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14/03 Kalyani T
HR at Still Earth Construction & Realty Limited

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Manager - Procurement & Stores - Construction/Engineering (7-8 yrs)

Nigeria Job Code: 22956


Type : Permanent

Department : Corporate Office & Projects

Reporting Line Name : GM

Location : Ikoyi, Lagos

Project Location : TBA

Salary : As per the company norms

Preferred Nationality : Expatriate

- Devising and executing effective procurement and sourcing strategies across all channels of purchasing

- Create and implement regional procurement strategies that are innovative, cost-effective, and incorporating the complexities and challenges within industry

- Institute policies and procedures for collecting key metrics and rationalizing so as to reduce overall expenses while increasing productivity

- Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation

- Institute transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency

- Develop and implement purchasing and contracting instructions, policies, and procedures

- Formulation of Delay Analysis mechanism for critical procurement cycle to facilitate robust contracts management system

- Review contract specifications with the suppliers and vendors

- Prepare bid awards for approval

- Ensure adherence to all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations

- Develop, lead and execute local purchasing strategies

- Improve the purchasing system and lower the cost of doing business

- Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks

- Assess total costs of company purchases

- Control purchasing budgets

- Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power

- Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability

- Directing purchasing agents, evaluating vendors & suppliers, conducting interviews with vendors, negotiating supplier agreements and managing supplier & vendor contracts and representing company in this regard

- Discovering profitable suppliers and initiate procurement partnerships

- Negotiating with external vendors to secure advantageous term

- Build and maintain long-term relationships with critical suppliers and vendors in the industry to negotiate the best prices for company

- Identifies and researches potential new suppliers & vendors

- Resolve vendor/contractor grievances including their claims against suppliers

- Keep abreast of changing industry trends

- Delegate tasks and supervise the work of purchasing and procurement

- Supervise purchase/procurement by all other departments/sites and report lapses, if any

- Compare quotations for price and specifications

- Negotiate with vendors to reduce costs

- Manage systems that track the shipment, assess inventory and supply of materials

- Administer on-line purchasing systems

- Places orders for raw materials and goods

- Should be capable of setting ordering thresholds for commonly-used items

- Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids

- Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment

- Review the purchase order contracts and claims for conformance to company policy

- Develops timelines for the delivery of critical items so that the projects run in time

- Developing more effective invoicing and delivery processes and coordinate deliveries

- Ensures the timely delivery of supplies so that operations can continue uninterrupted

- Communicates with vendors/suppliers/shippers in order to speed up delivery as needed

- Constantly monitor what the company purchases and performs quality checks on goods from time to time in order to see that vendors are not delivering substandard goods

- Well aware of inventory categorization techniques

- Collaborate with inventory control and production to develop metrics for gauging inventory level needs and then maintaining those levels throughout the project cycle

- Develops and implements strategies for storing and maintaining stock levels

- Implements storage procedures for inventory items requiring special storage

- Creating profitable ways to manage obsolete and slow-moving stock to help offset losses

- Manage the company's day-to-day purchasing activities and ensure correct practices

- Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

- Arrange for proper disposal of unserviceable & surplus materials

- Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management of any possible obstacles to efficient production

- Prepare daily, weekly and monthly procurement reports

- Prepare reports regarding market trends for pricing

- Liaise with key company employees to determine their product and service needs

- Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying and distributing materials, equipment, machinery and supplies

- Honest, discipline, self motivated and hardworking

- Willing to take up additional roles and responsibilities as and when required

Job Qualification :

Required :

- Bachelor's degree/Diploma preferably in a related field such as Procurement/Inventory Management

- SAP certification

Preferred :

- Master's in Business Administration

Job Skills :

- Excellent written and verbal skills

- Should have good communication skills

- Decisive with excellent analytical & critical thinking skills

- Excellent time management skills; ability to prioritize

- Willingness to learn and to grow with the company and motivated to take on additional responsibilities and solve problems

- Self-directed and able to work without supervision

- Should have leadership skills and a team-player role to manage and supervise the team members and the lower staff

- Highly organized multi-tasker who works well in a fast-paced environment

- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Experience :

- Successful Candidates will have a minimum of 7-8 years- experience in a similar role.

- Minimum 3 years- experience in SAP

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